Kajal A Kitchlu is an Indian actress who works predominantly in Telugu and Tamil language films alongside Hindi language flims. She has worked in more than 50 films and has received two South Indian International Movie Awards. Aggarwal made her acting debut with a small role in the 2004 Hindi film Kyun!
Born: June 19, 1985 (age 38 years), Mumbai, India
Upcoming movie: Bhagavanth Kesari
Spouse: Gautam Kitchlu (m. 2020)
Siblings: Nisha Agarwal
Parents: Suman Agarwal, Vinay Agarwal
Kajal A Kitchlu born 19 June 1985 is an Indian actress who works predominantly in Telugu and Tamil language films alongside Hindi language flims. She has worked in more than 50 films and has received two South Indian International Movie Awards.
Early life and education
Aggarwal with sister Nisha in 2012
Aggarwal was born and raised in a Punjabi family with roots in Amritsar, settled in Bombay (present-day Mumbai).
Her father Vinay Aggarwal, is an entrepreneur in the textile business and her mother Suman Aggarwal is a confectioner,
and also Kajal’s business manager. Kajal has a younger sister Nisha Aggarwal, an actress in Telugu, Tamil and Malayalam cinema.
Aggarwal studied at St. Anne’s High School, Fort, Mumbai, and completed her pre-university education at Jai Hind College.
She pursued her graduation in mass media, with specialisation in marketing and advertising, from Kishinchand Chellaram College.
Having harboured MBA dreams all through her growing years, in 2012, she said she “intended to achieve a post-graduation degree soon”.
Aggarwal made her acting debut with a small role in the 2004 Hindi film Kyun! Ho Gaya Na… and had her first Telugu film release in Lakshmi Kalyanam (2007). In the same year, she gained wider recognition for starring in Chandamama. The 2009 fantasy film Magadheera, one of the highest-grossing Telugu films of all time, marked a turning point in her career, earning her critical acclaim.
Kajal As Yazhini Shines in the movie with a Decent role to perform opposite Ajith – #Reviews Thanks at
for this another best role in her career
Her other notable Telugu films include Darling (2010), Brindavanam (2010), Mr. Perfect (2011), Businessman (2012), Naayak (2013), Baadshah (2013), Govindudu Andarivadele (2014), Temper (2015) and Khaidi No. 150 (2017).
She has also played the female lead in the high-profile Tamil projects Naan Mahaan Alla (2010), Maattrraan (2012), Thuppakki (2012), Jilla (2014), Vivegam (2017) and Mersal (2017). Her most successful Hindi films were the action film Singham (2011) and the thriller Special 26 (2013).
In 2020, a wax figure of Aggarwal was put on display at Madame Tussauds Singapore, making it the first of an actress from South Indian cinema..
2012 – Filmfare Award for Best Female Debut – Hindi for Singham
South Indian International Movie Awards
2013 – SIIMA Award for Best Actress (Critics) – Tamil for Thuppakki
2013 – Youth Icon of South Indian Cinema
2018 – Best Actress – Telugu for Nene Raju Nene Mantri
#BhagavanthKesari completed a thrilling journey with high energy💥
MASSive Worldwide Release on October 19th❤️🔥#NandamuriBalakrishna @AnilRavipudi @sreeleela14 @rampalarjun @MusicThaman @Shine_Screens @sahugarapati7 @harish_peddi @YoursSKrishna… pic.twitter.com/kpFK1xn0aA
— Kajal Aggarwal (@MsKajalAggarwal) September 28, 2023
The CineMAA Awards are presented annually by the Movie Artists Association Group to honour artistic and technical excellence of professionals in the Telugu Cinema.
2011 – CineMAA Award for Best Actress – Telugu for Brindaavanam (2010)
2013 – CineMAA Award for Best Actress – Tamil for Thuppakki (2012)
2010 – CineMAA Award for Best Actress – Telugu for Magadheera (2009)
2012 – CineMAA Award for Best Actress – Telugu for Mr. Perfect (2011)